Fareweel tae the Borders

DESCRIPTION: "Home of our love -- oor father's home... The sail is flapping on the foam That bears us far from thee." The singer is crossing the western ocean "to return no more." The singer recounts the beauties of Teviotdale and declares he will not forget them.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1989 (McMorland-Scott)
KEYWORDS: emigration farewell home parting separation Scotland nonballad
FOUND IN: Britain(Scotland(Bord))
REFERENCES (1 citation):
McMorland-Scott, pp. 127-128, 155, "Fareweel tae the Borders" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #21756
File: McSc127

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